Archive

  • Report: insurers eye up potential £30bn BP bulk annuity deal

    10 July 2023

    The transaction would quadruple PIC's £6.5bn buy-in February with RSA Group

  • IFoA awards Stuart McDonald with prestigious Finlaison Medal

    28 June 2023

    It recognises his role in the actuarial profession's response to the Covid-19 pandemic

  • More Brits considering health insurance with NHS under strain, says ABI

    27 June 2023

    Association urges government to encourage provision of health services via workplace schemes

  • RGA eyes pension risk transfer and Asian markets as top growth opportunities

    15 June 2023

    US life and health reinsurer looking to alternative capital to finance growth

  • PRA stresses risks of funded reinsurance for UK's bulk annuity writers

    15 June 2023

    Charlotte Gerken has written to chief risk officers explaining the regulator's next steps

  • If ageing is not inevitable, what future for life and health insurance?

    07 June 2023

    Scientific advances offer opportunities for underwriters, according to Phoenix's Roy Ben-David

  • Life industry globally has largely failed to close mortality gap, says Swiss Re

    07 June 2023

    Complex product suite still being "bought, not sold"

  • Volatility in mortality improvement is highest among poorer populations

    05 June 2023

    Mortality trends affected by economic conditions, Canada Life UK actuary says

  • Actuaries told mortality gap between men and women is lessening

    01 June 2023

    Mortality gap between the sexes is flattening, so actuaries are looking for other risk differentiators

  • Swiss Re identifies factors for next wave of mortality improvements

    22 May 2023

    The reinsurer explains mortality improvements have currently plateaued in many advanced markets